EuroShop 2017 to provide guided tours in the dimension retail technology

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, there will be guided tours for visitors especially in the dimension retail technology at EuroShop 2017, The World´s No. 1 Retail Trade Fair, from 5 to 9 March 2017 in Düsseldorf. Those already at EuroCIS very successful tours will be organised on three […]

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EuroShop increases prebooked area to accommodate high demand among exhibitors

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Clear increase in area +++ now in 18 rather than 16 exhibition halls +++ to the tune of 2,400 exhibitors from all over the world +++ extensive programme of side events +++ optimal preparation enabled by 100% revamped web portal +++ exhibitor database and Ticketshop now online EuroShop, […]

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John Lewis Partnership announces Christmas trading and outlook

London, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Highlights include: Total sales at the John Lewis Partnership were up 4.9% versus last year1  to £1,913.0m John Lewis and Waitrose traded well, with both brands gaining market share2 Waitrose gross sales (excluding fuel) were £914.9m, up 4.8%1 versus last year and up 2.8%1 on a like-for-like basis […]

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Dealmoon.com: Multiple U.S. Retailers Reap $2M on Singles’ Day 2016

UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 – /EPR Retail News/ — Dealmoon.com, the company that introduced Singles’ Day to U.S. retailers after Alibaba declared it an online shopping holiday, has caused it to mushroom into the new American Cyber Monday for luxury brands. On 11/11, Dealmoon.com attracted America’s largest luxury department stores and 250 brands to […]

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Foodstuffs North Island Ltd welcomes 20 Dutch companies on Trade Mission from the Netherlands to New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday the 8th of November, Foodstuffs North Island Ltd welcomes 20 innovative Dutch companies from horticultural and agricultural sectors, on a Trade Mission from the Netherlands to New Zealand. The trade delegation is headed by Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Minister Kamp. The trip is […]

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CarMax offers guide to help car owners better understand intricacies of trading in their vehicle

RICHMOND, Va, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the start of the school year top of mind, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and third largest auction operation in the United States, recently focused a national survey on a different type of education: how knowledgeable are car owners about how much […]

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Carrefour to treat guests with its Reflets de France products at World French Foreign Trade Adviser Conference opening

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — 1000 company managers and political and economic figures from more than 80 countries will be in attendance at this year’s Mondial des Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur (World French Foreign Trade Adviser Conference), being held in France for the first time in Deauville over two days. Under the patronage […]

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Shopify acquires Boltmade, Inc., a product design and development consultancy

Waterloo, Canada, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (Oct 3, 2016) announced it has acquired privately held Boltmade, Inc., a product design and development consultancy based in Waterloo, Ontario. The acquisition of Boltmade will help accelerate the development of the Shopify […]

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Kesko publishes statement of commitment on human rights

HELSINKI, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko has completed a human rights impact assessment in compliance with UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The extensive survey involved listening to the views of customers, personnel and high-risk country factory workers on human rights and on the implementation of human rights in the K-Group’s operations. […]

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IKEA announces contractors for building its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store in Grand Prairie, TX

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (09/22/2016) announced contractors are hired for building its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store, opening in Grand Prairie, TX. Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with groundbreaking next month and a […]

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Accenture to acquire leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry, Kurt Salmon

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kurt Salmon, a leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry and a subsidiary of Management Consulting Group. The acquisition will expand Accenture Strategy’s capabilities in delivering end-to-end strategy consulting services to top retailers and private […]

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ALIBABA’S JACK MA NAMED UNCTAD SPECIAL ADVISOR ON TRADE

New York, 2016-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jack Ma, one of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, has been named Special Adviser to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for Youth Entrepreneurship and Small Business. In his new role as UNCTAD Special Adviser, Mr. Ma will champion initiatives to […]

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LVMH: TAG Heuer partners with China’s Mars Exploration Program

LVMH: TAG Heuer partners with China’s Mars Exploration Program   PARIS, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — TAG Heuer has announced its partnership with China’s Mars Exploration Program at an official press conference in Beijing. The Swiss watchmaker renews its links with the conquest of space after having been the first Swiss watch in space in […]

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Leonard Green & Partners to invest $625 million in Signet Jewelers Limited in the form of convertible preferred shares

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today (August 25, 2016 ) that affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”), a leading private equity firm, will invest $625 million in the form of convertible preferred shares. Signet will use the proceeds from […]

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NACS partners with REDTAIL to offer Background Check program

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has partnered with REDTAIL to offer the NACS Background Check program. The REDTAIL program incorporates award-winning background screening services from SecurTest and patented iReviewNow technology, offering an FCRA-compliant and accurate background screening solution. The NACS Background Check Program offers access to a unique background screening solution with […]

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FMI partners with Trace Register for the 3rd Annual Traceability Leadership Forum

Seattle, Wash., 2016-Aug-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trace Register, the global leader in seafood traceability, will host its third annual Traceability Leadership Forum from 8:00 am to 11:30 am on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s event will take place as part of the Pre-Summit Sessions […]

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NGA announces co-location of two educational programs exclusively designed for independent supermarket operators

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced the co-location of two educational programs exclusively designed for independent supermarket operators. NGA’s Financial Management and Technology Conference will meet in conjunction with Trading Partner Business Sessions Program this October 4 – 7 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. […]

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Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer sign the merger deed after receiving regulatory clearance

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold have received regulatory clearance for their merger from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The companies subsequently completed the merger with the signing of the merger deed by Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer today. Mats Jansson, Chairman of […]

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U.S. Federal Trade Commission clears Ahold and Delhaize Group merger

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zaandam, the Netherlands – Ahold and Delhaize Group have received regulatory clearance for their merger from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The companies subsequently completed the merger with the signing of the merger deed by Ahold CEO Dick Boer and Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller […]

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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. affiliates to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 15,000,000 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance’s common stock

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) (the “company”) today announced that affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (“KKR,” and together, the “selling stockholders”) intend to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 15,000,000 shares of the company’s common stock pursuant to the shelf registration statement […]

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The Well JV to sell the residential component of The Well to Tridel Builders Inc. and Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN), Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) and Diamondcorp(collectively, “The Well JV”) today announced that they have entered into a binding agreement to sell the residential component of The Well to Tridel Builders Inc. and Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP for approximately $180 million, subject to certain […]

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New partnership brings Holland & Barrett health and wellbeing products in Tesco stores across the UK

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced an exciting new partnership to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year […]

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Office Depot helps educators ”Gear Up for School” during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is thanking educators by helping them ”Gear Up for School” during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon. The discount is available in stores July 30-Aug. 2 […]

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Starbucks’ One Tree for Every Bag commitment raised 15 million trees to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador

Seattle, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — In countries across Latin America, coffee rust is a plague, making it harder for farmers to produce high-quality coffee. In the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, coffee rust forced Rolando Lopez to downsize his farm, which is at 50-70 percent of its typical productivity. “We didn’t know that it […]

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Wayfair and Habitat for Humanity International announce renewal of their global partnership

BOSTON, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Wayfair (NYSE:W), an online destination for home furnishings and décor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. The Wayfair partnership has contributed nearly $1 million over the past four years to Habitat, which works alongside homeowners to […]

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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to acquire Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (“CPPIB”) interest in four properties

TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2016-Jul-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) (TSX:REI.UN) today announced that it has entered into a firm agreement with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (“CPPIB”) to acquire their interest in four properties that are currently co-owned, which is anticipated to close before the end of July 2016. RioCan will […]

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Ahold and Delhaize Group expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In line with required notification periods for listing purposes, Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that they expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016, if regulatory clearance has been obtained from the United States Federal Trade Commission by that date.Subject to completion of the […]

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Hudson’s Bay Company closes $400 million, 5-year mortgage on the Lord &Taylor flagship property in New York City

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — (all values in U.S. Dollars) – Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC” or the “Company”) (TSX: HBC) is pleased to announce the closing of a $400 million, 5-year mortgage (the “L&T Mortgage”), on the Lord & Taylor flagship property in New York City, located at 424-438 Fifth Avenue […]

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Kroger: Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc. to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, Inc.

CINCINNATI and ORLANDO, Fla., 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced an agreement for Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc. (“Axium”) to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, Inc. (“ModernHEALTH”), a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a combined specialty pharmacy that will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger […]

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Chile: Cencosud S.A. Announces Pricing of Public Secondary Offering of its Common Stock by Inversiones Tano Limitada

Santiago, Chile, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cencosud S.A. (NYSE: CNCO, BCS: Cencosud) (“Cencosud” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing on July 14, 2016 of the previously announced public secondary offering, in which Inversiones Tano Limitada (the “Selling Shareholder”) offered 170,551,251 shares of the Company’s common stock, representing 6% of Cencosud’s total outstanding common […]

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